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Sale 850 — The Dr. Karl Agre Collection of Confederate States

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 September, 2002

Category — Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5844
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5844, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Pensacola Fla. Oct. 4, Pensacola Fla. Oct. 4Pensacola Fla. Oct. 4. Well-struck circular datestamp on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Mobile Ala., large woodcut "Paid 5" handstamp, ms. "Continentals" over flag, with original enclosure containing same waving flag design and datelined "Camp Continental, Pensacola Sep. 9th, 1861", slightly reduced and with small tear at bottom, enclosure some scotch tape reinforcing along folds

VERY FINE. A CHOICE AND RARE PATRIOTIC USAGE FROM FLORIDA. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH THE MATCHING ENCLOSURE.

The letter contains an interesting report that General Beauregard has taken Washington D.C.

E. 2,000-3,000
2,000
5845
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5845, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Warrington Fla. Oct. 4, Warrington Fla. Oct. 4Warrington Fla. Oct. 4. Bold circular datestamp, matching "Paid" and "5" in circle handstamps on red and blue Draper's Company Tent and 11-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Hope P.O. Ala., missing part of top flap and some slight wear, Very Fine and choice, scarce Florida usage of this rare patriotic design

E. 1,500-2,000
1,500
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5846
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5846, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Brunswick Ga. Oct. 4, Brunswick Ga. Oct. 4Brunswick Ga. Oct. 4. Neat strike of circular datestamp on red and blue 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Savannah Ga., neat small "Paid" and "5" handstamps, barely reduced at top, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful cover, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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5847
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5847, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Dawson Ga. Nov. 21, 1861, Dawson Ga. Nov. 21, 1861Dawson Ga. Nov. 21, 1861. Circular datestamp with day slug inverted, matching "Paid" handstamp on unrated yellow cover with red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic design to Paoli Ga., slightly reduced at top and repair at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, rare handstamped Paid, especially on a patriotic

E. 500-750
575
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5848
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5848, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Macon Ga. ? 20, Macon Ga. ? 20Macon Ga. ? 20. Neat double-circle datestamp on light green cover with red and blue 11-Star Flag and "I Go to Illustrate Georgia-Bartow" Patriotic design to Knoxville Tenn., Very Fine and choice, scarce design

E. 750-1,000
650
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5849
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5849, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Plains of Dura Ga. Sep. 24, Plains of Dura Ga. Sep. 24Plains of Dura Ga. Sep. 24. Bold circular datestamp and unusual "Paid 10" in circle handstamp on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to military officer at Monterey Va., faint edge toning, still Extremely Fine, superb strikes on a beautiful patriotic, ex Green

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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5850
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5850, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Roswell Ga. Aug. 16, Roswell Ga. Aug. 16Roswell Ga. Aug. 16. Neat circular datestamp struck in blue with matching "Paid 10" in circle handstamp on red and blue Hand-Held 11-Star Flag and "I go to illustrate Georgia...Bartow" Patriotic cover to Lawrenceville Ga., slightly reduced at right and small repair at top right corner, otherwise Fine, scarce, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 400-500
425
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5851
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5851, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Paducah Ky. Apr. 18, 1861, Paducah Ky. Apr. 18, 1861Paducah Ky. Apr. 18, 1861. Double-circle datestamp, matching small grid with hollow center cancelling 3c Dull Red (26) on red and blue 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Waverly Tenn., sender has written "Ky" in white bar, most of backflap removed, reduced at top, the edges have been reinforced with archival tape with small mends where frayed, some light staining -- Fine and handsome appearance despite these condition factors, an extremely rare Confederate Flag patriotic from pro-Confederate Kentucky to the still-Union state of Tennessee (secession referendum May 6th)

E. 750-1,000
1,050
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5852
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5852, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Tangipaho La. Nov. 13, Tangipaho La. Nov. 13Tangipaho La. Nov. 13. Neat circular datestamp with matching "Paid 5" handstamp on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag and Cannon Patriotic cover to Bayou Chicot La., missing small part of top flap, light cover creases at top and bottom, otherwise Very Fine, beautiful cover, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
650
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5853
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5853, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Austin Miss. Feb. 4, Austin Miss. Feb. 4Austin Miss. Feb. 4. Clear strike of circular datestamp with month inverted, bold "Paid" and "5" handstamps on red and blue 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Courtland Ala., 1862 docketing at left, trivial edgewear, Very Fine and choice

E. 750-1,000
525
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5854
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5854, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Brookhaven Miss. Jan. 31, Brookhaven Miss. Jan. 31Brookhaven Miss. Jan. 31. Three strikes of circular datestamp with large woodcut "Paid 10" handstamp on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Waterford Va., expertly repaired, Very Fine appearance, with 1988 C.S.A. certificate

E. 400-500
400
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5855
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5855, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Corinth Miss. Jun. 13, Corinth Miss. Jun. 13Corinth Miss. Jun. 13. Bold circular datestamp with matching "Paid 5" in oval on dark purple Jefferson Davis Medallion Patriotic cover to Early Grove Miss., trivial edgewear, Very Fine and scarce, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,500
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5856
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5856, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Holly Springs Miss. Nov. 17, 1861, Holly Springs Miss. Nov. 17, 1861Holly Springs Miss. Nov. 17, 1861. Clear strike of circular datestamp on bottom flap of red and blue Davis-Stephens Campaign cover to Waltons Mill Va., matching "Paid" with ms. "10" rating, slight edgewear

VERY FINE. A RARE AND BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THIS CAMPAIGN COVER.

Only 23 covers earing this design are recorded.

E. 2,000-3,000
1,700
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5857
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5857, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)(Natchez Miss.) "DUE 10", (Natchez Miss.) "DUE 10"(Natchez Miss.) "DUE 10". Two-line handstamp on red and blue 12-Star Confederate Flag and Verse "Natchez Rifles" Patriotic cover to Natchez Miss., barely reduced at top and missing top flap, some edgewear, Fine, scarce design on a double-weight usage, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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5858
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5858, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Ripley Miss. Jan. 1, Ripley Miss. Jan. 1Ripley Miss. Jan. 1. Bold circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "5" in circle handstamps on yellow cover with red and blue Jefferson Davis Medallion and Verse Patriotic design, to Memphis Tenn., missing small part of top flap, Very Fine and rare, with 1986 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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5859
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5859, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Vicksburg Miss., Vicksburg Miss.Vicksburg Miss.. Light strike of double-circle datestamp with bolder "Due 10" handstamp on red and blue 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Manassas Ga., soldier's endorsement at top right from sender, few toned spots, otherwise Fine, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
400
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5860
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5860, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Enfield N.C. Jul. 16, Enfield N.C. Jul. 16Enfield N.C. Jul. 16. Circular datestamp in blue with pencil "Paid 5c" on red and blue 10-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Scotland Neck N.C., slightly reduced at left and some edgewear, Fine and scarce, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
425
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5861
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5861, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Wentworth N.C., 10c on 5c Black, entire (Unlisted), Wentworth N.C., 10c on 5c Black, entire (Unlisted)Wentworth N.C., 10c on 5c Black, entire (Unlisted). Neat strike of "Paid 10" over tiny "5" handstamp, "Wentworth N.C. Apr. 14" control mark on back of Cannon, 12-Star Flag and Verse Patriotic cover to Black Spring N.C., neat "Wentworth N.C. Nov. 15" circular datestamp, ms. "10 Paid" at top right, fresh and Very Fine, this is the only reported example of this postmaster's provisional, unlisted in Scott or Crown, listed in Dietz, ex Haas and Myerson

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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5862
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5862, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Edgefield C.H. S.C. Jan. 20, Edgefield C.H. S.C. Jan. 20Edgefield C.H. S.C. Jan. 20. Well-struck circular datestamp, matching "Paid" and "5" on 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover, couple faint toning spots, otherwise Very Fine, ex Green

E. 500-750
400
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5863
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5863, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Ninety Six S.C. Mar. 5, Ninety Six S.C. Mar. 5Ninety Six S.C. Mar. 5. Circular datestamp with date in ms. and "Paid 5" handstamp at right on red and blue 7-Star Flag Patriotic cover to Kayesville S.C., slightly reduced at right affecting "Paid" handstamp, small repair at top right, otherwise Fine, ex Kohn and Meroni, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
375
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5864
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5864, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Lynchburg Va. Aug. 21, 1861, Lynchburg Va. Aug. 21, 1861Lynchburg Va. Aug. 21, 1861. Circular datestamp and "Paid 10" handstamp on yellow cover with blue 10-Star Confederate Flag, Cannon and Verse Patriotic design, to Handsbow Miss., some slight edgewear, Very Fine and choice, scarce design, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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5865
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5865, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Richmond Va. Jul. 9, 1862, Richmond Va. Jul. 9, 1862Richmond Va. Jul. 9, 1862. Circular datestamp with "Due 10" handstamp on red and blue captured Union Patriotic cover with design crossed out, to Loango P.O. Ala., soldier's sender's endorsement at left, slightly reduced at top and missing top flap, some toning and some slight wear, Fine, choice usage, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 400-500
400
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5866
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5866, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Richmond Va. Sept. 4, 186?, Richmond Va. Sept. 4, 186?Richmond Va. Sept. 4, 186?. Circular datestamp with "Due 10" handstamp on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Benton Ala., soldier's sender's endorsement at top, fresh and Fine, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 200-300
1,050
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5867
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5867, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Richmond Va. Sept 12, 1861, Richmond Va. Sept 12, 1861Richmond Va. Sept 12, 1861. Circular datestamp with "Paid 10" in circle handstamp on red and blue 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic to Nashville Tenn., 1861 docketing, barely reduced at top and missing top flap, Fine, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 400-500
300
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5868
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5868, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Richmond Va. Jul. 24, 1861, Richmond Va. Jul. 24, 1861Richmond Va. Jul. 24, 1861. Circular datestamp with two-line "Paid 5Cts" handstamp on blue Palmetto Flag Patriotic cover to Lancaster C.H. S.C., inverted so flag is waving upside down, some edgewear, Fine, scarce design and an early usage, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
750
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5869
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5869, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Staunton Va. Jun. 8th, 1862, Staunton Va. Jun. 8th, 1862Staunton Va. Jun. 8th, 1862. Circular datestamp with "Paid" and "5" handstamps on red and blue 12-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Emory Va., ms. "W. or D." in flag, slightly reduced and repaired at left edge, otherwise Fine, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 300-400
350
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5870
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5870, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Tudor Hall Va. Oct. 1, Tudor Hall Va. Oct. 1Tudor Hall Va. Oct. 1. Circular datestamp with "10" rate handstamp and New Orleans "due 10" straightline with framed "Adv. 1" Advertised handstamp on red and blue "Washington Artillery" and 11-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to New Orleans, adjutant's endorsement at upper right, light vertical fold, minor edgewear and small backflap fault

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE USE OF THESE AUXILIARY MARKINGS ON A RARE PATRIOTIC DESIGN.

Ex Skinner

E. 2,000-3,000
3,750
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5871
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5871, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Tudor Hall Va. Mar. 5, 1862, Tudor Hall Va. Mar. 5, 1862Tudor Hall Va. Mar. 5, 1862. Bold circular datestamp with "Due 5" handstamp on orange cover with blue Jefferson Davis Medallion Patriotic design, to Huntsville N.C., soldier's endorsement at top, reduced at right and slight edgewear, Very Fine, ex Matz, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
600
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5872
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5872, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Winchester Va. Oct. 26, Winchester Va. Oct. 26Winchester Va. Oct. 26. Circular datestamp with "Due" and "10" handstamps on red Gen. Beauregard Patriotic cover to Palmetto Ga., soldier's endorsement at bottom left, slightly reduced at right, cleaned and repaired at top right affecting circular datestamp, still Fine, scarce, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
425
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5873
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5873, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Wytheville Va. Aug. 3, Wytheville Va. Aug. 3Wytheville Va. Aug. 3. Circular datestamp with "Paid" handstamp on purplish brown Jefferson Davis Medallion Patriotic cover to Taylorsville Va., reduced at right cutting off rate marking, missing top flap, some wear, almost Fine, scarce, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 300-400
450
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5874
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5874, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Yorktown Va. Apr. 21, 1862, Yorktown Va. Apr. 21, 1862Yorktown Va. Apr. 21, 1862. Circular datestamp with "Due 10" handstamp on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag and Tent Patriotic cover to Coal Mountain Ga., soldier's endorsement at top, missing top flap, Very Fine, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
475
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5875
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5875, Stampless Patriotic Covers (by state)Gen. G. T. Beauregard, Gen. G. T. BeauregardGen. G. T. Beauregard. Bright red medallion patriotic cover with illegible May 20 circular datestamp and "Due " handstamp to Hog Mountain Ga., soldier's endorsement at top, slightly reduced at right, some overall soiling, Fine, scarce design, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
450
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